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SOUTH AFRICA | Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | Views [71]

THE OPPORTUNITY You’re Invited! Join The EXPEDITION Project and experience the incredible diversity of South Africa while helping to create a window on sustainable development in the nation. We need young, adventurous media volunteers ... Read more >

Tags: cape town, capenature, community, conservation, expedition, maternal health, south africa, tourism, volunteer


The Essence of the Traveller's Tale - Part 7

SOUTH AFRICA | Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | Views [80]

The Road Ahead “If all difficulties were known at the outset of a long journey, most of us would never start out at all.” Dan Rather A month later, after collating and processing all the information gathered in 2012, I find ... Read more >

Tags: africa, dan rather, expedition, roadtrip, south africa, the expedition project, volunteer


The Essence of the Traveller's Tale - Part 6

SOUTH AFRICA | Sunday, 6 Jan 2013 | Views [70]

The Off-Ramp “Most journeys have a clear beginning, but on some the ending is less well-defined. The question is, at what point do you bite your lip and head for home?” Tahir Shah, In Search of King Solomon's Mines  ... Read more >

Tags: africa, expedition, in search of king solomon, roadtrip, south africa, tahir shah, the expedition project, volunteer


The Essence of the Traveller's Tale - Part 5

SOUTH AFRICA | Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | Views [63]

Hitchhikers and Pit Stops "Travel, its very motion, ought to suggest hope. Despair is the armchair; it is indifference and glazed, incurious eyes" Paul Theroux, Fresh Air Fiend I would not trade my 2012 experiences for anything.... Read more >

Tags: africa, expedition, fresh air fiend, paul theroux, roger wynne-dyke, south africa, the expedition project, volunteer


The Essence of the Traveller's Tale - Part 4

SOUTH AFRICA | Friday, 21 Dec 2012 | Views [73]

Travel Log   "Most travel, and certainly the rewarding kind, involves depending on the kindness of strangers, putting yourself into the hands of people you don't know and trusting them with your life." Paul Theroux, Ghost Train ... Read more >

Tags: africa, expedition, ghost train, paul theroux, roger wynne-dyke, south africa, the expedition project, volunteer


The Essence of the Traveller's Tale - Part 3

SOUTH AFRICA | Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | Views [66]

What are you driving at?   “A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.” John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley: In Search of America   Human nature tries to understand ... Read more >

Tags: africa, expedition, expedition project, john steinbeck, roger wynne-dyke, south africa, travels with charley, volunteer


The Essence of the Traveller's Tale - Part 2

SOUTH AFRICA | Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | Views [56]

Is there anyone in your back seat?   "Being mistaken is the essence of the traveller's tale." Paul Theroux, Riding the Iron Rooster   From the word go, “we” were creating this project. “Our”... Read more >

Tags: africa, expedition, expedition project, paul theroux, riding the iron rooster, roger wynne-dyke, south africa, volunteer


The Essence of the Traveller's Tale - Part 1

SOUTH AFRICA | Sunday, 16 Dec 2012 | Views [89] | Video

The Evolution of The EXPEDITION Project "But to look back from the stony plain along the road which led one to that place is not at all the same thing as walking along the road; the perspective, to say the least, changes only with the journey;... Read more >

Tags: africa, expedition, go, gps, james baldwin, roadtrip, roger wynne-dyke, south africa, the expedition project, volunteer


The EXPEDITION Project from a volunteer's eyes

SOUTH AFRICA | Saturday, 2 Jun 2012 | Views [98]

For the past 6 months, I have been on the road with The EXPEDITION Project, an NGO that has embarked on a 365 day journey 'in search of a nation's stories, dreams and heartbeat'. 200 towns in 365 days. Now that is a mean feat. While the goals ... Read more >

Tags: encourage, environmental initiatives, projects, roger wunne-dyke, south africa, sustainable change, the expedition project, tourism smaller towns, volunteer


Wow! 6 months down and 6 to go!

SOUTH AFRICA | Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | Views [135]

100 towns, 6 months, 6 provinces, 10000km – only Half Way…of part 1! One year ago the concept of The EXPEDITION Project was formulated and from there six months of planning followed. Now six months into the 2012 foundation year ... Read more >

Tags: fairtrade label south africa, firestarter media, jam factory advertising, miko coffee, open africa, pam golding properties, place in the sun, quiksilver sa, showme south africa, trees 4 schools


A Different Sunday

SOUTH AFRICA | Monday, 14 May 2012 | Views [217]

A different Sunday… What comes to mind when you think of Sundays in London? Is it lazy mornings reading the paper and drinking coffee? Is it brunch and beer with friends in the pub? Maybe it’s a pyjama and movie day at home with family. In my ... Read more >

Tags: braais, food, south africa, south african


Are you up to speed so far?...

SOUTH AFRICA | Sunday, 13 May 2012 | Views [204] | Video

The EXPEDITION Project TV Series - Part 1 The first installment of The EXPEDITION Project's warm up to the 2013 TV series of the same name.

Tags: documentary, expedition, south africa, tv, volunteer


Say it like a South African

SOUTH AFRICA | Sunday, 13 May 2012 | Views [228]

Said like a South African   Of course there are going to be certain things that are said differently from country to country. That’s a given isn’t it? But when you are in an English speaking country, isn’t it funny and somewhat fascinating ... Read more >

Tags: communicating, languages, slang, south africa


Origins of a World Nomad - Part 2

SOUTH AFRICA | Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011 | Views [194]

Part 2: The epiphany I had had which resulted in ‘The EXPEDITION Project’, helped me in many ways. It helped me get back on my feet first of all, but mainly it helped me find the soul I was looking for in myself and the dreams and aspirations I ... Read more >

Tags: beginning, dreaming, expedition


Origins of a World Nomad

SOUTH AFRICA | Tuesday, 25 Oct 2011 | Views [175] | Video

Part 1: There I was sitting on a table grape farm in the Western Cape of South Africa, wondering what my next move would be, should be, and could be. Having contemplated giving up many times on myself, life, careers and many other things, here I ... Read more >

Tags: capetown, expedition, journey, nomad, southafrica


The story begins...it begins in Cape Town

SOUTH AFRICA | Tuesday, 18 Oct 2011 | Views [65] | Video

The EXPEDITION Project is a venture that seeks to re-discover South Africa via the voice of the people and the landscapes of our country.But it isn’t just a joy-ride or adventure trip – The EXPEDITION Project will be departing from Cape Town on annual ... Read more >

Tags: 2012, cape town, expedition, joy-ride, south africa


Life Matters

SOUTH AFRICA | Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | Views [105] | Video

Life matters, down to Earth we CAN create the future, we can live to work! Life is more that an journey or an adventure, life is more than a project or a feel-good campaign. We are the vehicle of OUR own transformation. It is up to us to turn practical visions ... Read more >

Tags: capetown, documentary, expedition, southafrica, trailer


Preparing for a Live EXPEDITION!

SOUTH AFRICA | Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | Views [189] | Video

So what do you pack when you are about to begin a trip that may never end? On the 1st January 2012 myself and two other adventurers will begin a 365 day journey around South Africa. But it wont end there. In fact this is only the beginning. The beginning ... Read more >

Tags: cape town, expedition, south africa


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